Our Faculty, Students and Graduates in the News
Linda Tropp appeared on on the WWLP-TV Mass Appeal show examining race relations on September 4, 2020
Race relations in the U.S. have been very tense this summer and the most recent police shooting of a black man in Wisconsin continues to keep the subject top of mind. With all that has happened it is very difficult for people to fully understand what is at stake. Dr. Tropp was interviewed to help put it all in perspective.
The article titled "Victim and perpetrator groups’ divergent perspectives on collective violence: Implications for attitudes toward political issues and intergroup relations" by Johanna Ray Vollhardt & Rezarta Bilali received Honorable Mention for the Otto Klineberg Intercultural and International Relations Award by the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.
Rezarta Bilali was named Associate Professor with Tenure at NYU in the Department of Applied Psychology.
Ervin Staub is profiled in an NBC News piece. A Holocaust survivor, Staub has pioneered active bystander training to limit violence between police and the public. (NBC News, 7/19/20)